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Posted 1/4/2017 by EHRFunding in EHR Funding   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 58
EHR Funding & More - Just For Dentists
With the end of 2016 many were anticipating the end of the Electronic Health Record Funding Incentive Program. Now that we have reached 2017 though, most states have extended this deadline. While we have helped thousands of doctors and dentists in the United States get funded by helping them...  Read More
Posted 5/24/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 88
Complex Medical History=Time & Stress?
My new patient has arrived and presents her medical history. Let’s see….there are checks by these history questions: diabetes, heart disease, heart surgery, angina, bleeding disorder, neurological problems, lung disease and prosthetic joint replacement. She takes nine medications and...  Read More
Posted 3/9/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 155
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability It has always been troubling to me that patients spend years under the care of a dentist and then when moving to another practice there is loss of continuity. The patient’s record does not follow the patient.This was not as big of a...  Read More
Posted 2/1/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 196
February is Children’s Dental Health Month and a chance to renew your commitment to your community 51 million. That’s how many school hours children miss each year because of dental health problems.The, in addition to the missed hours, students who are absent due to oral painare four...  Read More
Posted 1/21/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 198
Do you want to better inform every dental patient? Education videos are a great strategy, especially for marketing-savvy dentists Have you ever explained a dental procedure to a patient and watched his eyes gloss over? Dentistry is a complicated subject. Describing your diagnosis and solution...  Read More
Posted 1/19/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 189
Learn how your dental office customer service skills can make your practice shine Have you looked at any reviews online recently? It’s almost always customer service that either wins a five-star review or gains a two-star rating. Restaurants with perfectly-cookedfood get knocked for poor...  Read More
Posted 1/18/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 138
Learn how a dental fee schedule can save you time,money, and make your patients happy One of the first questions that patients ask when planning treatment is “how much is this going to cost?” Do you havea dental fee schedule you can quickly reference to answer their question? This list...  Read More
Posted 8/5/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 267
At Umbie, we are going to start a blog series showcasing our wonderful employees. We're featuring interviews each month, structured as a light Q&A. This month we're introducing you to Doug MacNeil, our Conversion Team Manager. What is your role with Umbie DentalCare? Conversion Team...  Read More
Posted 7/24/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 226
We have experience a lot of growth this year and have onboard a lot of office onto Umbie. Switching practice management software can be a scary undertaking, but implementation can be very smooth if you just follow these 3 simple steps. Step #1: Measure Twice, Cut Once “Before anything...  Read More
Posted 7/21/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 211
Administrative tasks take up a large sum of your day. These are duties are responsibility that all practices must deal with. Not only do tasks like billing, documentation, and patient management take valuable time, they can also cause loss of revenue if not handled with proper care. Here are...  Read More
Posted 7/15/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 159
Our last blog we discussed the startling fact that over 60% of dentists are victims of in-office embezzlement at some point in their career, and on average, will suffer a loss of over $100,000. Even more disturbing than the probability of being stolen from, is that the thief is usually a longtime,...  Read More
Posted 7/13/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 126
Dentists are plagued with the potential of being victimized by embezzlement. Experts estimate that over 60% of dental practices will suffer from embezzlement with loses that average over $100,000. What are even more disturbing are who embezzles and why they steal, how they steal, and the...  Read More
Posted 7/6/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 201
There are a lot misconceptions floating around about cloud computing. If you’re considering moving to an application that runs in the cloud, here’s some clarity on the top myths surrounding the cloud and the truths behind them. Myth #1: I don’t know anyone who uses cloud...  Read More
Posted 7/3/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 212
Since starting Umbie in 2011 the one question we receive most often is: What makes Umbie different? Here’s a quick look at what makes Umbie DentalCare unique: Umbie is a true cloud-based software.Others claim to be but are not.Umbie is not only hosted on a cloud environment but...  Read More
Posted 6/30/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 119
There are many advantages to having your patients more engaged with your practice. Patient engagement can decrease no shows, increase patient appointments, and help bring in new patients. Here are three ways to drive patient engagement using: Let your patients know they have a patient...  Read More
Posted 5/4/2015 by TysonDowns in The Only Online Marketing Blog for Dentists You'll Need   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 479
Are you using the right practice management software? We review 10 of them....
Your practice management software is the 'brain' of your business. Are you using the right one? We review 10 dental practice management software programs in a review on our . What do you think? Are you using the right practice management software for your business? Read more ---->...  Read More

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